KCACTF presents 4 more nominations, brings total to 12
Thursday, November 06, 2008
CANTON, Mo. – The Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival (KCACTF) has presented three Culver-Stockton College students with four nominations to compete during the KCACTF festival following their work in the recent production of the 1940’s Radio Hour. This brings the total number of C-SC nominations for the calendar year to 12.
From the 1940s Radio Hour, directed by Jeff Kellogg, associate professor of theatre at C-SC, Nicole Herrington, senior history and theatre major from Quincy, Ill., received her second KCACTF nomination of the year for the Irene Ryan Acting Scholarship Auditions for her role as Connie Miller, a young star of the Mutual Manhattan Variety Cavalcade on the New York radio station, WOV. Her previous nomination was for her role as Sissy in last semester’s Come Back to the 5 & Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean, also directed by Kellogg. Herrington will also be presenting her dramaturge of the 1940’s Radio Hour at the KCACTF.
Also receiving an Irene Ryan audition for his work in Radio Hour is Daniel Coffman, senior musical theatre major from Eldridge, Iowa, for his role as Neal Tilden, a singing, dancing, comedy kid with hopes for a “featured vocalist” slot. This is also his second nomination for the Irene Ryan Scholarship Audition. His first was from his portrayal of Frank-N-Furter in the Rocky Horror Show, which was staged last spring at C-SC under the direction of Haidee Heaton, associate professor of theatre.
For his work in costume, hair, and make-up designs, Nicholas Relic, junior theatre major from Kansas City, Mo., received two nominations for Radio Hour. He will compete at KCACTF in both the Barbizon Theatrical Competition Nomination for costuming and the Alcone Theatrical Make-up Design Competition. Relic will also be competing for the Irene Ryan Scholarship for his role as Jason in Rabbit Hole, directed by S. Kent Miller, associate professor of theatre.
Also competing for the Irene Ryan Scholarship from C-SC are Heather Meyer (’08) for her role as Mona in Jimmy Dean; Molly Glawe (’09) for her role as Columbia in Rocky Horror; Sarah Jo Breyne (’09) for her role as Karen; and Travis Dahlhauser (’11) for his role as Tom in Dinner with Friends; and Danielle Hauer (’10) for her role as Becca in Rabbit Hole.
All competitions will be taking place at the KCACTF, which is to be held on the campus of the University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kan., January 18-24, 2009.
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